Origin of nosebleed
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Examples from the Web for nose-bleed
Guerrillas's like the nose-bleed—likely to come on you at any time.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)
For nose-bleed, place a wad of paper between the upper lip and the gum.Current Superstitions
And every time I gave my head a shake to get a good breath, my curls did get mixed up with the nose-bleed.The Story of Opal
Out jumped the doctor, out of his valise he took the bottle of nose-bleed medicine.Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail
Howard R. Garis
Already there were two bad cases of black eye, and one of nose-bleed, in the hospital.
- bleeding from the nose, as the result of injury, etcTechnical name: epistaxis
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Word Origin and History for nose-bleed
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- A nasal hemorrhage; bleeding from the nose.
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